If you are a woman between 40 and 64 years old who is worried about her health, N.C. WISEWOMAN is right for you. We want to help you lower your chance of having heart disease or a stroke.
The Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation (WISEWOMAN) Project provides cardiovascular disease screening, intervention, counseling and referral services to BCCCP enrolled women.
WISEWOMAN’s mission is to provide low-income, underinsured, or uninsured 40- to 64-year old women with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to improve their diet, physical activity, and other life habits to prevent, delay, or control cardiovascular and other chronic diseases.
- Heart disease risk factor testing
- Blood Pressure
- Blood sugar
- Height and Weight (BMI)
- Lifestyle Intervetion (Classes, Counseling Activities)
- Referrals to Health Care Providers and Sources of Low Cost Medications
Women who are enrolled in NC BCCCP and reside in counties that have a participating WISEWOMAN provider are also eligible for WISEWOMAN services.